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ATTRA publications

Best Management Practices for Dairy Grazing

Eatwild.com: Jo Robinson explains why grass fed meat is healthier for animals, farmers, environment, & consumers. Helpful for consumers & farmers. Farms can be listed on the site.

Grazing Lands Conservation Service. Click on publications. Notable items here are: Dairy Farmer Profitability using Rotational Grazing Guide to Pasture Condition Scoring Pasture condition Score Sheet Prescribed Grazing and Feeding Management for Lactating Dairy Cows

Identifying Pasture Grasses

Identifying Pasture Legumes

Managing Dairy Farm Finances

Manual on pasture management and grazing from our neighbors in the Maritime Provinces

National Sustainable Agriculture Information Service. Click Livestock, then Grass Farming

Northeast Grazing Guide. Lots of stuff here. University of Maine Cooperative Extension’s Online Pasture Home Study Course, research reports, grazing links, Extension resources

Ontario Ministry of Agriculture. Pages with links, sketches, and photos:

Pasture Based Dairies in Missouri

Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education (SARE). Click on publications.

UMaine Extension Livestock website. Extension publications, NRAES publications, On Line Pasture Home Study Course, livestock links

UMaine Extension livestock and forage and pasture publications

UMaine Extension Equine website. Equine Fact Sheets, poisonous plants

www.grazinginfo.com

Discussion Lists

Grassfedbeef: http://groups.yahoo.com/group/grassfedbeef

Graze-l: Graze-l@witt.ac.nz

Grazersedge: grazersedge-subscribe@onelist.com

Books

Cholesterol Myths, Uffe Ravnskov

Diet and Heart Disease, Stephen Byrnes

Grass Productivity, Andre Voisin

Greener Pastures on Your Side of the Fence, Bill Murphy

Know Your Fats, Mary Enig

Moving ’Em: A Guide to Low Stress Animal Handling, Burt Smith

Nourishing Traditions, Sally Fallon

Nutrition and Physical Degeneration, Weston A Price

Pasture Profits with Stocker Cattle, Allan Nation

Pastured Poultry Profits, Joel Salatin

Salad Bar Beef, Joel Salatin

Periodicals

Graze

Stockman Grass Farmer

Wise Traditions, Weston A Price Foundation


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